Calendar

Nov
21
Thu
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for children up to age 3.

Lecture. “Making Cents of Art.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lecture. “Making Cents of Art.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Alison Gerber, a doctoral candidate at Yale University, presents.

Afterschool Story Breaks — Thanksgiving @ Blackstone Library
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Afterschool Story Breaks — Thanksgiving. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories, crafts and fun to mark Thanksgiving for children ages 7 to 10.

Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga.

Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.

Lecture. “Islamic Law and Gender in (Post) Islamic Egypt.” @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room 105
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lecture. “Islamic Law and Gender in (Post) Islamic Egypt.” 5-7 p.m., Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room 105, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936. Sarah Eltantawi, a Europe in the Middle East (EUME) fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, presents.

Third Thursday: Inflatable U @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday: Inflatable U. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Using a work from the museum’s exhibit, “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970,” as inspiration, participants build their own inflatable sculptures. All materials provided. Open to adults of all skill levels.

Conversation. “Double Down: Game Change 2012.” @ Quadrangle Club
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Conversation. “Double Down: Game Change 2012.” 6-7:30 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-834-4671, free. Time Magazine senior political analyst Mark Halperin and New York Magazine political journalist John Heilemann, authors of a book by the same title, present.

Panel Discussion. “Illuminated Presence.” @ Arts Incubator
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Panel Discussion. “Illuminated Presence.” 6-7:30 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd, 773-702-2787. Krista Thompson, of Northwestern University, Allison Glenn, program manager at the Arts Incubator, and Jamaican artist Ebony G. Patterson, present. The discussion will focus on Patterson, whose work can be seen in her solo show entitled “until you see them…” at the Monique Meloche Gallery, 2154 W. Division St.

Poetry Reading @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. Poet Fanny Howe reads from her work.

Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Worship Without Prerequisites. 8-9 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. A chance for those interested in progressive Christian theology and community to gather for music, discussion, open prayer time, communion and fellowship.

Nov
22
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.